Guatemala

Global Politics

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for the common theme that connects Australia's coastal region "The Great Sandy," North Korea's Mount Myohyang, and Lagunas de Montebello, near the border between Mexico and Guatemala. The answer is....they are all newly deemed 'biosphere reserves.'

Conflict & Justice

Global Hit - B'itzma

In Guatemala a majority of the population is Maya Indian. For centuries they have been excluded from national political and economic life, but today they're finding their voice in music. Reporter Mary Stucky profiles the Guatemalan rock band B'itzma.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

Reporter Jill Replogle takes us to a village on the shores of Central America's deepest lake, in Guatemala. Local residents in San Marcos la Laguna fear that as foreigners buy up local land, their village could suffer. San Marcos is on the shores of Lake Atitlan -- the answer to our Geo Quiz.

Geo quiz and answer

We're calling today's Geo Quiz a "Geo-political Quiz." Anchor Marco Werman gets questions and answers from Carolyn O'Hara, senior editor at Foreign Policy magazine.

Drought and the study of lost cultures

Researchers and archeologists have teamed up to study how drought may be connected to the disappearance of past civilizations, and Reporter Daniel Grossman visited Guatemala

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Migration

Guatemala's shortcomings raise doubts about US migration deal

Under Friday's accord, Guatemala becomes a so-called "safe third country," turning it into a buffer zone for migrants trying to reach the United States, and potentially lifting applications for asylum in Guatemala from a few hundred a year to tens of thousands. Guatemala, however, isn't necessarily "safe."